November 22, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Holiday Notice

The Millen News will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, for the Thanksgiving holidays. More...

School News

True Dogs earn spot in USSSA World Series

True Dogs Baseball traveled to Augusta Nov. 11-12 to compete in the 3rd Annual Wood Bat Championship hosted by USSSA Baseball at beautiful Diamond Lakes Complex. More...

Interact Club members speak at Rotary

Members of the Jenkins County High School Interact club More...

STC Foundation begins benefit drive for 2006

The Swainsboro Technical College Foundation has announced its annual campaign for 2006. More...

Editorials

Bill Shipp

A NEW MAGICIAN, AN OLD TRICK

Santa Claus has come early for Georgia's senior senator Saxby Chambliss. Vernon Jones has hinted strongly that he plans to oppose Chambliss for re-election in 2008. More...

Church News

Church News

Daniel Grove Baptist Church Daniel Grove Baptist Church will hold a Fashion Show Extravaganza Saturday, Nov. 25, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Hamricks trip The Senior Citizens Center is taking seniors 60 years or older to Hamricks on Dec. 5, at 8:30 a.m. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Cotton Marketing Update

County Extension Coordinator As Thanksgiving approaches, we do indeed have a lot to be thankful for. More...

4-H News

***SENIORS*** Fall Forum is just for senior 4-H'ers and it is one of the most exciting weekends for them. It will be held Dec. 9-10 at Rock Eagle. The deadline to register at the regular cost was last Friday. More...

BOE wetlands conflict resolved

Months after initiating the wetlands mitigation process for the site of the new Jenkins County High School gymnasium, the issue has been resolved. More...

Christmas decorations contest set for Dec. 12

The annual Christmas decorations contest, sponsored by the Millen Garden Council, is set to take place Tuesday, Dec. 12. More...

Christmas in Millen planned for Dec. 1

Get in the Christmas spirit with Millen's annual Christmas in Millen celebration 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1, on Cotton Avenue. Come out and enjoy street music in the open air performed by the Jenkins County High School Band and Chorus. More...

Other Jenkins News

Flu vaccine available

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has designated the week after Thanksgiving as National Influenza Vaccination Week. More...

Jones serves for over 12 years

K.C. Jones, left, accepts certificate of recognition for over 12 years of service to Jenco upon More...

Truck hits utility pole

John Sharkey of Millen escaped serious injury in a Tuesday, Nov. 14, accident that occurred More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The Millen News will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Please bring your news items for the Wednesday, Nov. 29, edition of the newspaper to us no later than 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: My name is Trent Lindsey, I am ten years old and I play bantam football at the JCRD. I have been playing for three years now, but this year has been outrageous. More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

In Loving Memory of Don Reynolds Nov. 15, 1961-Nov. 27, 2006

God looked around His garden and found an empty place, He then looked down upon His earth and saw your loving face. He put his arms around you and lifted you to rest. His garden must be beautiful; He always takes the best. More...

Obituaries

Lula Judy Dixon, 54, of Millen died Nov. 18

Lula Bell Judy Messex Dixon, 54, of Millen died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006. More...

Births

BERRY

Mr. and Mrs. Jason Donald Berry of Millen announce the birth of their son, Candler Benjamin, born Monday, Oct. 16, 2006 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro. More...

Engagements

Miss Turner to marry Mr. Townes Dec. 9

Larry and Vinita Turner announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda, to Chris, son of Kenneth and Clara Townes. More...